rowing

hello, we are the essex blades rowing club


Rowing is a sport consisting of crews of up to 8 rowers and a cox in a shell (boat). There different styles of rowing; a Sweep where each person has one blade (oar) each and Sculling where each person has two blades. Race take places over a set distance, commonly raced over 2km and 5km on both river and man-made courses. The winning crew will hold the fastest time.
 

How many teams do we have?

We currently have a Men's team and Women's team that both compete in regional British Rowing events and BUCS Head/Regatta.

 

Recent honours?

Essex Blades Gold Standard Club - 2016/17
Essex Blades Silver Standard Club - 2017/18
Essex Blades Bronze Standard Club - 2018/19

 

Do I need anything else before I get involved?

Wellington Boots will make it easier for the crews to put the shells in the water.

Join us*


To be a part of the club, you need to join up as a member. All of the different club membership options are listed below with a description of what each membership covers.

* Please note that your membership information will be used in conjunction with Essex Sport (University), purely for the purpose of providing access to required facilities and data analysis. Your data will not be shared with anyone else or used for marketing purposes.


Training times


Please note, club training has now concluded until the 2019/20 academic year. Come & Try / Trial sessions will be held in October 2019 and details will be published here during the summer.

 

 

 

Club committee

 


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CHARLOTTE EGAN


president & SOCIAL SECRETARY
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MARK VALENTINI


Vice-president
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STEVEN ZIMMERMAN


treasurer
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secretary
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welfare officer
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charity & fundraising officer
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boat man
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women's captain
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men's captain